11 Random Yoga Facts

11 Random Yoga Facts

In 2016, ‘yoga’ was one of the most searched words on Google in the UK. Some Christians churches are opposed to the practice of yoga as it can create spiritual confusion. Lenovo named a tablet ‘yoga’ due to its flexibility. Morning is the best time to practice yoga....
8  Yoga Facts – Yoga Benefits

8 Yoga Facts – Yoga Benefits

There are many benefits to practicing yoga, researchers claim that yoga increases the immune system. Wellness is the first reason people practice yoga. The two main benefits that encourage people to practice yoga are flexibility and stress relief. A study demonstrated...
19 Yoga Facts – Types of Yoga

19 Yoga Facts – Types of Yoga

There are 19 types of yoga. inyasa yoga is commonly referred as “flow yoga”. Doga is a type of yoga where the participants practice yoga with their dogs. Chair yoga allows seniors and people with disabilities to practice yoga. Hot yoga and Bikram are practiced in...
6 Yoga Facts – Yoga Poses

6 Yoga Facts – Yoga Poses

The symmetry and the beauty of a lotus flower means to resemble the lotus pose. Savasana or corpse pose is considered one of the hardest asana. Traditionally, 20 to 30 minutes was spent in Savasana (Corpse Pose) at the end of a yoga practice. The headstand is...
18 Yoga Facts – Yoga in Practice

18 Yoga Facts – Yoga in Practice

Vinyasa flow is the most popular yoga style. A crowded yoga class is the main reason participants would walked out of a class. The Om symbol is connected to the Ajna Chakra or the third-eye chakra located in the middle of the forehead. Om represents the sound of the...
15 Yoga Facts – Yoga Terms

15 Yoga Facts – Yoga Terms

Yoga connects the mind, the body and the spirit (will). Yoga comes from the Sanskrit root yuj, meaning “to join”, “to yoke” or the union. Sanskrit is the official language of yoga. Ha means sun and tha means moon. Yoga combines asana (postures or poses), pranayama...
11 Yoga Facts – Yoga in Numbers

11 Yoga Facts – Yoga in Numbers

The global yoga market is worth $80 billion. $2.5 billion is spent on yoga instruction per year. $5.7 billion is spent on yoga products. 36 million Americans practice yoga. 72.2% of the American population that practices yoga are women. The sun salutation is composed...
20 Yoga Facts – The History of Yoga

20 Yoga Facts – The History of Yoga

Yoga started in India around 3000 B.C. The Yoga Sutras of Maharishi Patanjali teaches how to practice yoga. Lord Shiva is considered to be the first teacher of yoga or Adiyogi. The oldest text about yoga, the Rig Veda, is dated 4,000 B.C.E. It is in the late 19th...
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